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Taliban commander arrested in Afghanistan’s Wardak province

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Kabul: The Afghan intelligence operatives have arrested Qari Syedullah, a Taliban commander in Afghanistan’s central Maidan Wardak province involved in major terrorist attacks. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) arrested Syedullah who also famous as Worekhmin during an operation of the intelligence operatives, reports Khaama Press. The operation was conducted in Sheikhabad village of Syedabad district said National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement.

Syedullah was involved in numerous terrorist attacks, including bombings, ambushes on Kabul-Kandahar highway, armed attack on convoys carrying logistics for security forces, the statement said. The intelligence operatives during the operation have also seized a 82mm rocket launcher, 1 Dshk heavy machine gun, 1 Ak-47 rifle with 4 magazines and one communication device set. So far, the Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report. Wardak is among the relatively volatile provinces in central Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups actively operate and carry out carry out insurgency activities.

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Published on: Friday, May 06, 2016, 05:05 PM IST
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